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A Exceptional Japanese 19th Century Teapot

Silver, laquer & enamel
Circa 1880

Height: 19.5cm, 7.6in

£ 9,500

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The teapot on a pedestal foot resting on four feet. The foot with applied foliate and floral wire-work embelished in varying enamel colours. The main body with laquer and an wonderful applied mother-of-pearl and enamel carved scene of a maiden and stag carrying a harvest of mushrooms.

The reverse side with another scene of an urn with flowers together with a dragon, bird and censor all again carved from applied mother-of-pearl and enamels. 

The entire sides, lid and finial with applied cloissone enamelling of floral and foliate design.

A Exceptional Japanese 19th Century Teapot Reference: DT22.33.3